The country's top relocation service provider is expanding in Halifax.
Brookfield Global Relocation Services plans to create up to 150 new jobs in Nova Scotia over the next five years. The province, through Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI), is supporting this growth with a five-year payroll rebate of up to $900,900.
"Brookfield has operations throughout the world and has chosen Nova Scotia for its expansion," said Percy Paris, Minister of Economic and Rural Development. "I am pleased to welcome this company to the province."
Brookfield Global Relocation Services provides cost-effective domestic and international relocation services to private and public-sector clients. It has operations in Asia, Europe and North America.
"Nova Scotia is known for its incredibly talented workforce, and we look forward to expanding our business in this and other areas," said Rick Schwartz, president of Brookfield Global Relocation Services. "We have a solid footprint in the province already, and we're looking forward to our further growth here."
"Brookfield is an excellent example of a leading company that recognizes the benefits of locating and growing in Nova Scotia," said Stephen Lund, president and CEO of NSBI.
Formerly known as Royal LePage Relocation Services, Brookfield Global Relocation Services has a team of more than 900 professionals who manage 50,000 relocations per year in more than 120 countries.
Brookfield Global Relocation Services is a leading, full-service outsourcing partner of end-to-end employee relocation, assignment management and mobility consulting services for multinational organizations worldwide. The company serves corporations throughout the world and manages more than $2 billion in relocation-related transactions. For more information, visit www.brookfieldgrs.com .
Nova Scotia Business Inc. is Nova Scotia's private-sector-led business development agency. NSBI is the investment-attraction arm of the province and helps businesses in Nova Scotia meet growth potential through advisory services, trade development, financing and venture capital. For more information, visit www.nsbi.ca .